Category: Neighborhoods

Fire started in the former John R. Evans Co. leather factory, a block long factory building at North 2nd and Erie Streets in north camden on a hot summer night, August 23, 1972. Inadequate water pressure, combined with a stiff breeze from the south indicated that there was trouble ahead. The first responding Fire Company, Engine Company 6, sounded the Second Alarm upon arrival. This photo is looking East on Byron Street.
Posted in Poets Row

Poet’s Row

Named for famous figures of English literature, the streets of Poet’s Row (Byron, Burns and Milton Streets) ran east and west from North 2nd Street, north of Erie Street.

East Camden Firehouse-05/03/03
Posted in East Camden

East Camden

Originally a part of Stockton Township, the area that is now known as East Camden was merged into Camden proper in 1899 along with the neighborhood now known as Cramer Hill.

Posted in North Camden

North Camden

A video about Camden NJ in 1941. The video is primarily in the Parkside section of Camden, on the 1200 block of Haddon Avenue. The video was recorded by Herbert Wessel.
Posted in Parkside

(Video) Haddon Avenue, Camden, 1941

A video about Camden NJ in 1941. The video is primarily in the Parkside section of Camden, on the 1200 block of Haddon Avenue. The video was recorded by Herbert Wessel.